Category Archives: Eng

How not to go broke during COVID-19

Critical Workers has been providing advice to workers in Berlin for the last 3 years. Due to the COVID emergency more than ever bosses are threatening and firing people. To provide basic support, we made a list of practical and … Continue reading

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Critical Radio #7 Layoffs at Booking’s call center

Booking.com has several call centers around the world. In Berlin they employ more then 800 people. The company grows, the city is cheaper for the company and the conditions are attractive for the young migrants working there (good salary, presents … Continue reading

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Call for solidarity with Wombats Hostel

Call for solidarity protest against employers’ arrogance, union busting and economic terrorism against employees at Wombat’s City Hostel! The Berlin staff was the first in Germany to set up a works council in a hostel and to enforce a collective … Continue reading

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Critical Radio #6 – Wombat Hostel

It was a long year for the staff of Wombat’s hostel. Cost of living has risen in Berlin but they still had to deal with minimum wage and unpaid extra hours or night shifts. It is something very common in … Continue reading

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Critical Radio #5 – Ryanair

After a short summer break, Critical Workers´ radio inquiries into workers’ struggles continue. This time we will talk to the flight attendants of the low-cost airline Ryainair, who have recently striked and blocked flights throughout Europe and even here in … Continue reading

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Critical Radio #4 – Vivantes Hospital

After learning about the situation of student assistants in Berlin (TVStud), following the riders on the storm (Deliverunion), and asking Amazon to pay (Make Amazon Pay), we are going to talk about hospitals in Berlin. How the Vivantes Service GmbH … Continue reading

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Critical Radio #3 – Make Amazon Pay

In April Jeff Bezos visited Berlin to receive the Axel-Springer-Preis. There were several workers from allover europe to “greet” him. Since a while we take part to discussions to the topic of working conditions in Amazon. Together with Ralf from … Continue reading

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Critical Radio #2 – “Exploitation awards”

We did it AGAIN! Thanks to the powerful means of Radio No Border, the Critical Workers broadcasted the second Critical Radio show (audio below).   This time we took a closer look at two awards: Deliveroo received the award for … Continue reading

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Critical Radio#1 – Workers in the Universities

We did it! Thanks to the powerful means of Radio No Border, the Critical Workers broadcasted its first Critical Radio show (audio below). In the cozy atmosphere of Fritto (wildenbruchstr 24) several people joined to drink some wine, eat panzerotti … Continue reading

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Support local Stuggles – Todays demo: Riders and Stud. Hilfskräfte

There are two of the many struggles happening in town that we know and support since the beginning: the riders of Foodora and Deliveroo, and the Studentische Hilfskräfte. Both have important events today, that we want to spread out as … Continue reading

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